from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Hevesy, Georg von or George Charles de 1885-1966. Hungarian chemist. He won a 1943 Nobel Prize for developing the use of isotopes as tracers to investigate chemical processes.
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- n. Hungarian chemist who studied radioisotopes and was one of the discoverers of the element hafnium (1885-1966)
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